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What is Article 324 in the Indian Constitution?

The Election Commission invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to curtail the campaigning for the last phase of the election on May 19.

What is ISRO’s RISAT satellite series?

Radar Imaging Satellite or RISAT is a series of Indian radar imaging reconnaissance satellites built by ISRO. The latest RISAT satellite will be placed into an orbit of 555 km at an inclination of 37 degrees, the Indian space agency said in a statement.

What is section 376E of the Indian Penal Code

Under section 376E of the IPC, a repeat rape offender will have to be imprisoned for the rest of his life or sentenced to death.

What is Chandrayaan 2?

The space shuttle will explore the southern part of the moon making India the first country to do so. It will carry 13 scientific satellites and will weigh about 3.8 tonnes, Sivan claimed.

Encephalitis (chamki fever): symptoms, causes, precautions, treatment, prevention

Encephalitis (Chamki Fever) Symptoms, Causes, Precautions, Treatment, Prevention: The exact cause is yet to be identified in the latest Muzaffarpur outbreak. The cause of death in most this year has been attributed to hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level).

What the Apache attack chopper, IAF’s new acquisition, means for India

Apart from the US Army, these aircraft have found their way into the defence fleet of several nations like Greece, Japan, Israel, Singapore and UAE.

What is MiG21 Bison, the fighter jet Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was flying?

The back-bone of the Indian Air Force, a MiG-21 Bison was shot down by the Pakistan Army on February 27. IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was flying this aircraft.

One Nation One Card: All you need to know about India’s first common mobility card

Dubbed as 'One Nation One Card', the inter-operable transport card would allow the holders to pay for their bus travel, toll taxes, parking charges, retail shopping and even withdraw money.

What is World Theatre Day

The first World Theatre Day International Message was written by Jean Cocteau (France) in 1962.  ITI has more than 85 centres throughout the world to encourage colleges, schools and theatre personalities to mark this day. 

What is Akshay Tritiya?

This day is considered to be very auspicious, people buy gold and undertake new activities like building houses or starting a new business.

What is Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system?

The Iron Dome is a mobile all-weather air defence system developed by Israel to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from short distances.

What is happening in Libya?

Ever since Muammar Gaddafi was assassinated in 2011, dozens of militias led by multiple war-lords scrambled to occupy the power vacuum left behind by Gaddafi's ouster. As a result, Libya turned into a war zone with different militant leaders claiming the control of the North African nation.